Update January 22, 2013: Sybil Alfano was honored on Saturday as she received the first Grand Strand Artist of the Year award.
Sybil was featured as the May 2012 Grand Strand Artist of the Month. You can read more about her and see examples of her amazing work over on GrandStrandArts.com here. And to keep up with the latest from GrandStrandArts.com, follow them on Facebook.
First report: Grand Strand Arts announces the 2012 Grand Strand Artist of the Year event.
Celebrate the arts and these 12 local Grand Strand Artists of the Month at this two-part event, which takes place on Saturday, January 19, 2013, starting with the Grand Strand Arts Crawl at Barefoot Landing from 4 until 7 p.m. Participating restaurants at Barefoot Landing include: Castano’s Italian Steakhouse, Flying Fish Public Market, Greg Norman’s Australian Grille, TBONZ Gill & Grill, and The Gallery Room at House of Blues Myrtle Beach.
Enjoy live music by the following local performing artists: Feel No Other, Liz Kelley, Candice Marotta, Sleeping Policeman, Brian Roessler, Jesse Uzzel, a special performance by The Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra Ensemble and more.
At 7:30 p.m., immediately following the Grand Strand Arts Crawl, plan to attend the 2012 Grand Strand Artist of the Year Awards Dinner at the House of Blues Myrtle Beach restaurant where the winner of the 2012 Grand Strand Artist of the Year will be announced. In addition to celebrating the 2012 Grand Strand Artists of the Month, the evening will include special entertainment and live music by local performing artists.
The 2012 Grand Strand Artists of the Month:
To learn more about the artists, visit their portfolios at www.GrandStrandArts.com.
January – Calvin Blassingame
February – Blair Browning
March – Jeff Norris
April – Don Perry
May – Sybil Alfano
June – Gwen Mis
July – Scott Smallin
August – Rachel Jones
September – Bill Strydesky
October – Joe Winkler
November – Natalie Sexton
December – Blake Brown
Barefoot Landing is located at 4898 Hwy 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. There is a $10 charge for admission to the Grand Strand Arts Crawl, and a portion of the proceeds will go to benefit The Long Bay Symphony.
TheDigitel Myrtle Beach is proud to a sponsor of the 2012 Grand Strand Artist of the Month series and the 2012 Grand Strand Artist of Year event along: Castano’s Italian Steakhouse,Barefoot Landing, Cowork MYR, DomeCandy, Flying Fish Public Market, Fresh Brewed Coffee House, Grand Strand Happening, Greg Norman’s Australian Grille, House of Blues Myrtle Beach, TBONZ Gill & Grill, and Weekly Surge.
To learn more about media partnership opportunities, please contact Alli Baccus by email at alli@GrandStrandArts.com.